Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Utee Embellishment

Hi, I hope you all had a relaxing Easter Break ----- perhaps a little 'Crafting Time' was managed. I needed to make a card for a very dear friend who is going into hospital at the end of the week for a long awaited operation and as we both share a love of flowers and gardening wanted to make the main feature something 'Flowery'.
Over on the PaperArtsy challenge blog their current theme is 'Resin and Utee' which jogged my memory for using some Utee on this project. To see the fab examples click on the link here.

Firstly I stamped my main image onto some white Smoothie card in black Archival ink. I then cut around the image leaving a slight boarder, this was then given one coat of Utee. Next a layer of Versa-Mark ink and then a sprinkling of Infusions which were lightly rubbed in with a finger. Finally 2 more coats of Utee were applied.

The background card was made by colouring some white card with Distress Oxides in Fossilized Amber and Vintage Photo on my craft mat spritzed with water. Once dry some Cracked Pistachio was added with a light sprinkling of Sage Infusions.
Then detail was added using PS051 and some Vintage Photo DO.
The sentiment is from ECL01 and was white embossed onto the blank kraft card.

Treasure Gold in Olive Bronze was added to the edges and to odd areas of the embossed vellum paper.

I would like to enter this card for the PaperArtsy Resin and Utee Challenge.

Thanks for stopping by today and all comments are greatly appreciated, thank you.
Hope you have a good week, take care and happy crafting  Jane X


  1. Jane,
    Love the way you colored with the infusions, great card your friend will love it. Hope she feels better soon

  2. Smashing card Jane. The flower looks fab, lovely card to receive!!

  3. Lovely card!! Beautiful flower which have made infusions and UTEE, and fabulous layers. xx

  4. Great playing Jane. Love your card. Xx

  5. Such a pretty card Jane, and get well wishes to your friend xx

  6. Lovely use for the Infusions and I'm sure your friend appreciated such a beautiful card.

    Lesley Xx

  7. Lovely card Jane, I hope your friend liked it and is on the road to recovery now. Great use of both UTEE and infusions. Hugs Tracey x